Romance and Classical Studies
Graduate French Studies: Quebec
This charming city with a population of 622,000 on the banks of the St. Lawrence River was first settled 400 years ago. The university is located in Ste-Foy, about 20 minutes by bus from le Vieux Québec.
Founded in 1852, the Université Laval is one of the largest and most respected institutions of higher learning in Canada. This oldest of French-speaking universities in North America is internationally recognized as a cultural center of la Francophonie.
Most BGSU students live in private rooms in university residence halls, where they can take advantage of the university meal plan. For those who prefer, it is also possible to live with a host family.
Students enroll in the Section des Etudes de Français Langue Seconde where they take a variety of courses in language, civilization, and literature.
|Examples of FLS courses taken by BGSU students in recent years include:|
In addition to FLS courses, qualified students may, with the approval of BGSU’s Quebec program director, take selected approved courses given by the French Department of the Faculté de Lettres at Laval. Courses offered in recent years include: Essayistes au féminin, Langue franco-canadienne, Littérature française du XIXe siècle, Francophone: problématique et institutions, Poésie et roman
- Registration for the first semester takes place during the last week of August.
- During their year at Laval, graduate students are expected to take at least 3 credit hours of Quebec civilization and 3 credit hours of Quebec literature.
- The credit load for BGSU students is normally 9 hours in the fall and 8 hours in the second semester with one additional on-line credit.